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Joe Fulks

Basketball

Philadelphia Warriors

Played 8 seasons as a F for the Philadelphia Warriors in the BAA (1946-49) and NBA (1949-54)

Career stats of 16.4 PPG, 5.3 RPG, .302 FG%, .766 FT%

2 time NBA All-Star (1951, 1952)

One of modern pro basketball’s first scoring sensations

One of the pioneers of the modern jump shot

Revolutionized shooting by first using a two handed shot and then gradually switching to one hand

Called “the greatest basketball player in the country” by The Sporting News (1949)

Averaged 23.9 PPG in his first 3 seasons at a time when most teams rarely scored over 70

Set the record for Most Points in a Game with 63 that stood for 10 years (2/10/49)

3 times finished in the BAA Top 10 in Points

1 time led the BAA in Points (1946-47)

1 time finished in the NBA Top 10 in Points

3 times finished in the BAA Top 10 in Points Per Game

2 times led the BAA in Points Per Game (1946-47, 1947-48)

1 time finished in the NBA Top 10 in Points Per Game

3 times finished in the BAA Top 10 in Field Goals

1 time led the BAA in Field Goals (1946-47)

1 time finished in the NBA Top 10 in Field Goals

3 times finished in the BAA Top 10 in Free Throws

2 times led the BAA in Free Throws (1946-47, 1947-48)

2 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Free Throws

3 times finished in the BAA Top 10 in Free Throw %

2 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Free Throw %

1 time led the NBA in Free Throw % (1950-51)

5 times led the Warriors in Points (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51)

5 times led the Warrios in Points Per Game (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51)

5 times led the Warriors in Field Goals (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51)

1 time led the Warrios in Field Goal % (1946-47)

4 times led the Warrios in Free Throws (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50)

1 time led the Warriors in Free Throw % (1950-51)

Current rank on the Warriors Franchise Career Leaders

            •7th in FT [2355]
            •9th in Playoff PTS [588]
            •10th in Playoff FG [192]
            •4th in Playoff FT [204]

 

BAA career leader in just about every scoring category: PTS, FG, FG ATT, FT, FT ATT, FT%

3 time 1st Team All-BAA selection (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49)

1 time 2nd Team All-NBA selection (1950-51)

Twice led the Warriors to the BAA Finals (1946-47, 1947-48)

Member of the 1947 BAA Champion Philadelphia Warriors

Named to the NBA 25th Anniversary Team (1971)

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1978)

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